It strikes me that designers themselves provide ample evidence that “Intelligent Design” is a fundamentally flawed idea.
About an hour ago.
Photoquotes has recently put up Berenice Abbott’s 1951 essay, “Photography at the Crossroads.” Mentioned twice already here on Photorant, it’s the same essay reprinted in The Education of a Photographer (which is now also indexed on Google books).
So you needn’t take my word for it:
"The stale vogue of drowning in technique and ignoring content adds to the pestilence and has become, for many, part of today's general hysteria..."
Wayne Levin w/Akule
For those who think that monochrome != contemporary, stop reading here.
After a long break we finally got a chance to head up for a lecture at PhotoAlliance during the weekend -- a special session featuring not one or two but four different photographer speakers, as part of the launch of the PhotoAlliance Our World Portfolio Review.
Of the four photographers showing work that night, all of them showed black and white imagery -- and all for different reasons: